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Early Childhood Education - Non-Transfer Associate Degree
Course work includes child growth and development; physical/nutritional needs of children; care and guidance of children; and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.
Employment opportunities include lead teacher in a child care center, family child care provider, Level 2 child care center director, assistant teacher in a public school, teacher in a head start/early head start program, or as a before/after school provider.
The Early Childhood Associate Degree at Durham Tech is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, naeyc.org.
The accreditation term runs from July 2016 through July 2023.
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Uncertain about which pathway is right for you? View the Early Childhood Education Program Decision Chart.